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Hello, everybody. This is Dr. Jameela Al Salman, infectious disease consultant from Bahrain, an associate professor in Arabian Gulf University, heading the antibiotic programme in the Supreme Health Council in Bahrain, and the lead educator in the e-learning course, and would like to welcome you all to this course.
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Hello. This is Khalid Eljaaly. I’m an assistant professor, and infectious disease antibiotic stewardship pharmacist at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Also, I’m an honorary research fellow in the pharmacy college, University of Arizona in USA, and it’s a pleasure to be part of this course.
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My name is Diaa Alrahmany. I am a senior pharmacist in the Ministry of Health. I’m involved in practise, research, surveillance studies, and in vitro models for or related to antimicrobial stewardship. I want to thank you for joining this course. Hope you find it useful and informative for your clinical practise.
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Hi, everyone. My name is Mushira Enani. I’m a consultant of infectious diseases in Riyadh, King Fahd Medical City. In addition to my role as a clinician, I also sit in an advisory board for the National Antimicrobial Resistance Committee, and I’m the former chair and founder for the stewardship programme in our country. I welcome you all, and thank you for joining the course. Looking forward to seeing your comments. Thank you. Hello. My name is Faryal Khamis. I’m a consultant in infectious diseases, and one of your faculty in this e-learning course. Looking forward to meet you all. Hello. I’m Laila Alawdah. I’m a paediatric infectious disease consultant at Children’s Specialised Hospital, King Fahd Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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I’m also a research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston USA. I’m glad you joined the course, and I look forward to meeting you in the lectures.
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Hello. My name is Nesrine Rizk. I am an assistant professor of infectious diseases, and the director of the antimicrobial stewardship programme at the American University of Beirut Medical Centre in Lebanon. I welcome you to this course, and hope that you find it beneficial and a good learning experience. We look forward to hearing and reading your comments.
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Hello. My name is Souha Kanj. I’m a professor of medicine, head of the Division of Infectious Diseases, chair of the infection control programme, and a co-director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme at the American University of Beirut Medical Centre in Lebanon.

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Jameela Alsalman is the lead educator on this course and based in Bahrain. She is a consultant in Infectious diseases and geriatric medicine and a chairperson for Bahrain’s geriatric committee, HIV team and national antibiotic stewardship committee.

Diaa Alrahmany is from Egypt but currently based in Oman. He is a senior pharmacist involved in AMS practice and research, conducting surveillance studies as well as in vitro modelling related to bacterial resistance.

Faryal Khamis is based in Oman. She is a senior consultant Infectious Diseases, a chairperson Antimicrobial stewardship Committee, a chairperson infection Prevention and control committee and head of the Infectious Diseases Department at the Royal Hospital.

Laila Alawdah is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She is a pediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant at Children’s Specialized Hospital, King Fahad Medical City. I have specialized in Antimicrobial Stewardship and in infections of the immunocompromised host.

Mushira Enani is based in Saudi Arabia. She is a physician (MbChB, FRCPE, FACP, FIDSA) and Infectious Diseases Specialist with long clinical experience. She is interested in Quality Improvement, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Medical Education.

Nesrine Rizk is based in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an Infectious Disease specialist and currently the chair of the Antimicrobial Usage Committee at the American University of Beirut Medical Center.

Souha Khanj is based in Lebanon. She is a professor of medicine, head of the ID division, chair of the ICP, co-director of the AMS program at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, and consulting professor at Duke University, NC.

Khalid Eljaaly is based in Saudi Arabia. He is an assistant professor & infectious disease/antibiotic stewardship pharmacist at pharmacy faculty, King Abdulaziz University and honorary research fellow at University of Arizona, USA.

We would also like to thank Dr Basem Alraddadi and Dr Layla Al Dabal for their contributions to this course.

We would like to know more about you! Let us know in the comments where in the world you are and why you are taking this course.

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